Environmental Industry News

Tecam Group to Install VOC Emissions Treatment Unit at Witte y Solá in Spain

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09/07/2014

Tecam Group, engineering, assembly and installation company providing environmental technology solutions for the Industry, has started today the installation of a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) unit for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions treatment at Witte y Solá’s production site in Barcelona (Spain). The installation will take place during 3 weeks ...

Solar Expectations Rise for Brazil as Auctions Announced

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09/07/2014

Brazil’s plan to auction 3.5 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) capacity through 2018 comes as welcome news for the global solar industry as the ambitious plan is expected to catalyze solar growth in Latin America, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). The Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL) announced a so-called reserve capacity auction to ...

Canada Endorses OECD Recommendation on Nanomaterials

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10/07/2014

The Summer 2014 issue of Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan Progress Report includes an item concerning nanomaterials. According to the article entitled “Canada Working on Nanomaterials at Home and Abroad,” Canada has endorsed a recommendation from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that its Member Countries apply existing regulatory frameworks ...

Webinar: 5 Essential Steps for Managing Safety to Win Contracts in Construction

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10/07/2014

Demonstrating that you have comprehensive commitment to safety isn’t just a nice to have in the construction business, it’s imperative. More and more construction projects are actually requiring contractors to show that they have a safety management system in place to protect workers, ensure compliance and reduce risk. Without it, you just can’t win those contracts. ...

Pulsar Seeks Distributors for Its Innovative Noise Measurement Products

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09/07/2014

New overseas noise measurement products' distributors sought Pulsar Instruments Plc are expert designers and manufacturers of professional noise measurement products for safety, health and environmental experts around the world. The UK-based company is current looking to extend its international sales network with the appointment of additional distributors in ...

New IHS Kingdom 2015 Software Delivers Major Advances in Integration of Geology, Geophysics and Engineering Workflows

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10/07/2014

IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, has launched IHS Kingdom® 2015, the latest release of its innovative geoscience software. This industry-leading application offers major integration advances such as dynamic map updates, geosteering and 3-D geology and fault attributes based on patent-pending technology, further enabling geologists, geophysicists and ...

Study: Municipal Solid Waste Could Contribute Significant Supply of Alternative Energy to U.S. Businesses, Communities

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10/07/2014

A new study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University has found that if all of the municipal solid waste (MSW) that is currently put into landfills each year in the United States were diverted to waste-to-energy (WTE) power plants, they could generate enough electricity to power nearly 14 million homes annually, or 12 percent of the U.S. total. ...

North Dakota pipeline leaks about 1M gallons of saltwater

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10/07/2014

>Around 1 million gallons of saltwater has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, some of it into a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday. Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall told The Associated Press that an underground pipeline near Mandaree leaked about 24,000 barrels, or just over 1 ...

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